Pearson Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Engineering (QCF) – Online

Course Summary
Price From £250 – £4499.99
Payment Options Pay by Credit/Debit card or Bank transfer or equal monthly installments by Direct Debit
Study method Online
Duration 3 months to 36 months
Qualification BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma/90 Credit Diploma/Diploma/Extended Diploma
Awarded by Pearson (Edexcel)
Additional Info Tutor support during normal business hours
What is BTEC National?
This qualification is a technical level qualification which will help the learner to move up to a Higher Education (HE) qualification. It will give the learner an excellent foundation at technician level and can be incorporated into an apprenticeship. There are mandatory units which are common to all engineering disciplines, and the optional units to make up the 30, 60, 90, 120 or 180 credits.
What does the course consist of?

These qualifications can be done in stages

  • Certificate(3 Units)in Engineering
  • Subsidiary Diploma(6 Units) in Engineering [600/3887/1]
  • 90 Credit Diploma (9 Units) in Engineering [500/9147/5]
  • Diploma (12 Units) in Engineering [500/8098/2] or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Extended Diploma (18 Units) in Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering

All Units are all level 3 (10 Credits):


  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace

and either

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles (Subsidiary Diploma onwards)


  • Mechanical Principles


There are various combinations available and a flexible choice. Some of which are:

  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians (recommended)
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Business Operations in Engineering
  • Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations
  • ….plus many more

All units are delivered via our Learning Management System online, so is available 24/7. Assessment is through our e-portfolio, which is where you upload your assignments to. We have a wealth of experience within the team to support you through your studies.

Who is the Course aimed at?

This course is ideal if you are unable to attend a college or university, due to work or family commitments. If you are looking to further your career or you need the qualifications for a promotion or career change, this course deals with material around engineering, so mathematical concepts feature in some units.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 2 qualifications, such as GCSE’s in Maths, English, Science or an equivalent BTEC First Diploma however if you don’t have these but do have experience in the workplace, then contact us and we can discuss your needs.

Non-native English speakers and those students who have not had their final two years of schooling in English will need to demonstrate one of the following upon entry:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • IELTS 5.5 (including 5.5 for reading and writing)
  • PTE 51
  • or equivalent,
Who is this Course for?

For those seeking work as technicians, those who would like to take the next step, or those who would like a career change.

All credits can be used for larger qualifications and are eligible for UCAS points for those seeking entry into University, or onwards to Higher Education, such as the HNC in Engineering.

How much does it cost?
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